Young Scholar Spotlight: Meet Darwin

Meet 13-year-old Darwin, an 8th grade student attending George Washington Middle School and a participant in our Youth Education Program since the 1st grade. Over the years, Darwin has greatly improved academically and has become a leader amongst his peers. We were thrilled to learn that he founded and won the presidential election for his […]

Spring2ACTion was a Success!

We Exceeded Our Goal We are excited to announce that Spring2ACTion was a success this year, on April 27th, as we exceeded our $50,000 fundraising goal and raised over $59,000! Spring2ACTion is Alexandria’s 24-hour online giving day, presented by ACT for Alexandria. This event, celebrating its 12th anniversary this year, provides a simple way to […]

Keeping Food on the Table: Julio steps up to the plate

When Covid-19 struck, neighbors came together to help each other in Chirilagua—especially Julio. Julio has always involved himself in the community and in CLI by attending all CLI meetings, all parent-teacher conferences and working hard to keep the neighborhood safe. So when Covid-19 hit Chirilagua harder than any other area of Alexandria, Julio stepped up […]

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Spring2ACTion 2019!

We are ready to Spring2ACTion! Our goal is to raise $30,000 within 24 hours on April 10, 2019 to support our Summer Enrichment Camp. Community Lodgings is offering 75 children a chance to attend Summer Enrichment Camp during summer, 2019. Programming will be in the morning and afternoon sessions will be offered. All students will […]